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  • Wasp Spy

    A micro wasp spies on a colony of aphids. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Male Two-spined Spider

    Smaller and spineless version of Poecilopachys australasia. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Leaf Buddies

    Tiny spider shares a leaf with a ladybird. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Tangled Web

    Tiny spider on a leaf infested by psyllids. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Fruit Fly on Mulberry

    Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni) lays her eggs in an unripe mulberry. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Queensland Fruit Fly

    Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni) forages on the photographer's finger. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Fly Package

    Meat ant worker (Iridomyrmex sp.) carries a bendy fly carcass (minus legs and wings) back to the nest. Kenmore, Qld.

  • Queen Meat Ant

    Iridomyrmex queen ant, either foraging or looking for a nesting site. Kenmore, Qld.

  • Fuzzy Butt

    A hopper nymph on a gum leaf. Kenmore, Qld.

  • Black Wasp

    Black chalcid wasp looks for something on the bark of a tree. Kenmore, Qld.

  • Blue Micro Wasp

    Blue wasp looks for something on a plant stem. Kenmore, Qld.

  • Psyllid Brood

    Psyllid adult, centre, surrounded by nymphs and an attendant Iridomyrmex ant. Bottom left are psyllid eggs. Laidley, Qld.

  • Baby Psyllids

    Fancy some fungus? Laidley, Qld.

  • Grub in a Gall

    It must be galling to be a grub in a gall. Rocklea, Qld.

  • Wet Caterpillar

    Hairy caterpillar covered in tiny water droplets after the rain. Kyogle, NSW.

  • A Mess of Mealybugs

    And a few baby psyllids as well. Rocklea, Qld.

  • Peep-o

    A pair of technomyrmex ants look into a hole in a leaf. Rocklea, Qld.

  • Young Saitis II

    Baby jumping spider on a wall of lichen. Toowong, Qld.

  • Young Saitis I

    Baby jumping spider faces a wall of lichen. Toowong, Qld.

  • Ant Graveyard

    The midden heap of a nearby Pheidole ant nest. Toowong, Qld.

  • Nest Tidy III

    Shield ants rearrange the crap at their nest entrance after it's disturbed by the photographer. Toowong, Qld.

  • Nest Tidy II

    Shield ants rearrange the crap at their nest entrance after it's disturbed by the photographer. Toowong, Qld.

  • Pit of Death II

    The trap springs shut. Lacewing larva (AKA Ant Lion) catches a pheidole worker ant in it's spring loaded jaws. Toowong, Qld.

  • Pit of Death I

    The trap is set. Pheidole worker ant struggles to escape the clutches of a hungry ant lion. Toowong, Qld.

  • Busy Bodies III

    Pheidole workers return to the nest with stuff. Toowong, Qld.

  • Busy Bodies II

    Pheidole workers return to the nest with stuff. Toowong, Qld.

  • Busy Bodies I

    Pheidole workers return to the nest with stuff. Toowong, Qld.

  • Nest Tidy

    Sheild ants sort out the entrance to the nest after some dirt was dislodged by the photographer. Toowong, Qld.

  • Aphid Buffet II

    Ladybird larvae at the aphid buffet. Near the grub on the right is a parasitised aphid, fat and round and dead. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Polly Macho III

    The distinctive black shoulder pads differentiate Polyrhachis machaon from her similar golden ant relatives. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Polly Macho I

    The distinctive black shoulder pads differentiate Polyrhachis machaon from her similar golden ant relatives. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Polly Macho II

    The distinctive black shoulder pads differentiate Polyrhachis machaon from her similar golden ant relatives. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Majors and Minors

    Pheidole major worker surrounded by her hard working minor siters. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Moth Brood

    Baby moths emerge from their eggs. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Click Beetles Hiding

    A family of click beetles found hiding under bark. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Dirtybird

    Normally a plant-eater, potato ladybird picks up some dirt. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Tiny Chalcid

    Very small chalcid wasp on a gum leaf. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Aphid Buffet

    Try getting a table at this buffet. Ants and Beetle larvae love them for very different reasons. Kyogle, NSW.

  • HIding Ants

    Major and minor camponotus ants hide in a rotting log, Woodgate, Qld.

  • Ant Fight

    Brachyponera V Rhytidoponera (aka Green-head Ant). Woodgate, Qld.

  • Metal Head

    Stunning metallic hues of the Rhytidoponera metallica group. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Brown Jumping Spider

    Possible Hypoblemum sp. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Termite Scale Farm

    A young termite moves through a farm where the cows are scale insects and the fodder is a tree trunk. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Hover Fly

    Hover fly rests on a pink flower. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Egg-laying Hopper

    Leafhopper lays eggs in a nest of waxy fuzz. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Aphid Skins

    Exuvia from a colony of aphids litter this Hibiscus shrub. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Angry Hopper

    Leafhopper nymph looks cranky. Woodgate, Qld.

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